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The Wild Treasury of Nature

52 paintings of the dynamic natural environments that make—and continually remake—an island.


Related Events:

  February 25, 6:00 p.m., The Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia
Opening reception, artist talk, and book release for The Wild Treasury of Nature: A Portrait of Little St. Simons Island,
  March 4, 7:00 p.m., The Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia
The Morris Museum of Art's 23rd Annual Gala. Featured exhibiton: The Wild Treasury of Nature. Purchase tickets here.
  March 12, Little St. Simons Island, Georgia (talk for Chautauqua)
 

March 31, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Avid Bookshop, Athens, Georgia
Book signing and panel discussion for The Wild Treasury of Nature sponsored by Avid Bookshop with artist Philip Juras; essayist Dorinda Dallmeyer, director of the Environmental Ethics Certificate Program at the University of Georgia; and essayist Janice Simon, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Art History in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia. The event will be held next door to Avid Bookshop at the old Fire Hall No. 2 (Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation).  489 Prince Avenue, Athens, Georgia.

  April 24, 2:00 p.m., The Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia
From “Most Noble River” to “Wild Little Sand Heap”.

Slide presentation and panel discussion with Philip Juras, artist; Dorinda Dallmeyer, director of the Environmental Ethics Certificate Program at the University of Georgia and exhibit catalog essayist; and Oscar Flite, CEO/Senior Scientist at the Phinizy Center for Water Sciences. Free. RSVP: 706-724-7501.  The Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia.
  April 28 - Little St. Simons Island, Georgia (talk for conservation group)
 

April 29, 12:00 Noon, The Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia
“This Forest in the Sea” Philip Juras’s Portrait of Little St. Simons Island and the American Sublime.
Art at Lunch series presentation by essayist Janice Simon, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Art History in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia. $15 for nonmembers. Includes lunch. Preregistration required by April 27th: 706-828-3867. The Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia.

  May 3 - Little St. Simons Island, Georgia (talk for TNC group)
 

May 4, 5:30 p.m., St. Simons Island Casino, St. Simons Island, Georgia
The Wild Treasury of Nature: A Portrait of Little St. Simons Island
Book signing and presentation by artist and author Philip Juras. Cosponsored by the St. Simons Land Trust and the Literary Guild of St. Simons Island. Free and open to the public. Book Sales by G.J. Ford Bookshop. (View Flier pdf)

  May 11 - Athens, Georgia (talk for private party)
  May 12 - Spring Island, South Carolina (talk for members)
  May 21 - Little St. Simons Island, Georgia
G
uided day trip on LSSI for Morris Museum Members.
 

July 9, 6:00 p.m., Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, Georgia
Opening reception and book signing for The Wild Treasury of Nature: A Portrait of Little St. Simons Island, Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, Georgia.

  July 21 - Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, Georgia
The Wild Treasury of Nature: A Portrait of Little St. Simons Island
Artist lecture for Linger Longer Series at Reynolds Plantation.
 

August 11, 2016 - 7:00 P.M. Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, Georgia.
The Wild Treasury of Nature: A Portrait of Little St. Simons Island
Philip will explore the rich history and nature that have compelled him to paint the wilds of Little St. Simons Island, share some of the experiences he had in creating the work over the last five years, and show how he painted one of the key works presented in the exhibition.

 

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